Friday, July 2, 2010

natural preserve mountain Mutis

A. At a Glance
mountain Mutis Nature Reserve is one of the leading attractions are owned by the Province of East Nusa Tenggara.

This tourist area famous for its mountains of marble stone by local people called Faut Kanaf or stone name. Under Faut Kanaf, there are the sources of springs called Oe Kanaf or water from a stone. Water sourced from these Kanaf Faut flow towards one point and formed two watersheds (Watershed), which the society is called DAS and DAS Noelmina Benain. Both watershed is a source of livelihood for the people of Western Middle East to this day.

Tourism area which is about 140 km northeast of Kupang city has an area of approximately 12,000 hectares and is inhabited by one of the oldest tribes in East Nusa Tenggara, the Tribe Dawan.

B. Feature
Tourism Regions visited Mount Mutis Nature Reserve was very interesting. One Million flora and fauna living in it. Mutis Mountains Tourism Region has a type of vegetation which is representative of a homogeneous forest highlands. This area is also dominated by various types Ampupu (eucalyptus urophylla) that grow naturally and the type of sandal (Santalum album). Also here can be found a variety of other tree species such as hue (eucalyptus alba), bijaema (elacocarpus petiolata), haubesi (Olea paniculata), Raquel or mountain pine (casuarina equisetifolia), Manuk Molo (decaspermum fruticosum), and Oben (Eugenia littorale ).

D. Access
To achieve Mutis journey starts from Kupang to SoE, South Central Timor regency town with a distance of 110 km and travel time approximately 2.5 hours. From SoE, we travel by bus to the When, the City District of North Mollo. Of When, we travel toward Fatumnasi Village, a village situated on the slopes of Gunung Mutis and the entrance to enter the region of this tour. Travel 15 km to use bus will bring visitors into the area of tourism Gunung Mutis was truly stunning.